Imagine that this is the Grand Opening of your hospital’s Nutrition Center. As a
Imagine that this is the Grand Opening of your hospital’s Nutrition Center. As a member of the clinical nutrition team, you have played a part in the development of this nutrition, wellness, and weight loss center’s development. Therefore, when the first patients begin to sign up for nutrition assessments, you are eager to use some of the new nutrition programs and nutrition assessment tools. In this Assignment, you will be analyzing a client’s dietary intake record and providing a summary of his or her nutrient intake. Upon analyzing the client’s dietary intake, you will also discuss other tools, methods and equipment that can be used to accurately assess the client’s nutrition status.
Description of client:
CO is a 45-year-old Hispanic mother of three teenage children who works as an executive secretary in a law office.
Occasionally smokes a cigarette when she is stressed — maybe five per week
Uses stairs at work; is tired at night when she gets home
The children’s birth weight ranged from 9-1/2 to 11 lbs.
Family history of heart disease, diabetes, cancer
Blood pressure was 150/90
Height 165 cm (5’ 5”)
Weight 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Glucose test values were 300 mg/dl at 1 hour, 248 mg/dl at 2 hours and 195 mg/dl at 3 hours
Serum cholesterol was 250 mg, HDL 36, LDL 200
Triglycerides 200 mg/dl.
Medications: Metformin, Lexapro, multivitamin
Eats 2–3 meals per day, and eats goodies at the office
Irregular bowel movements
Breakfast — Granola bar and a 12-oz. Diet Coke
Lunch: Large bowl of cream of broccoli and cheese soup and a sandwich with: luncheon meat turkey (about 3–4 ounces), lettuce, tomato, and 2 Tbsp. of mayonnaise from the cafeteria at work
Large, sweet tea
Snack: 2 glazed doughnuts in break room
Snickers candy bar on the way home
Dinner: Stouffers Lasagna: about 2 portions
Small salad with 3 Tbsp. ranch dressing (made from a salad kit)
1 piece of Texas Toast
2 cans Diet Coke
Snack: Bowl of chocolate chip ice cream before bed
Choose a dietary analysis program from the internet. You can choose one from the list below or use another as long as it can analyze foods to provide a detailed nutrient analysis (total calories, carbs, fats, protein, various vitamins/minerals). Here are some suggestions:
Then, enter all the client’s food intake into the program. Design a table that includes a summary of the nutritional intake. This should include:
exact food description/food list and serving size that was entered into the program
at least four or more vitamins or minerals
Upon reviewing the client’s intake and other information about the client, choose other nutritional assessment methods or tools that can be used to accurately assess the client’s overall nutrition status. When choosing which nutrition assessment tools and methods to use, please provide evidence and reasoning as to why each method or tool is necessary to provide an accurate and complete nutrition assessment of this patient. (Ex: additional dietary intake history, physical measurements, and biochemical information)
This Assignment should be 2–3 pages (one page can include the dietary/food intake analysis table). It should be in APA format and include at least two references.